NthDS is an artificial intelligence tech company that specializes in data location and extraction automation. Our mission is to solve the bottleneck problems that get in the way of companies and the data they need to make profitable decisions.

Meet the team behind it all:

Michael Ramirez

CEO Co-Founder

Michael is a data scientist, innovator and AI evangelist. He programmed the logic in the Nspect solution using Python algorithms and Tensorflow (machine learning). Michael’s focus now is on strategic initiatives, new product innovation and business development. Prior to Nth DS, Michael spent his career as a Data Analyst and IT Consultant in the supply chain realm.

Michael attended the University of Houston where he studied Civil Engineering and Mathematics. He is a veteran who served in the US Army prior to attending UH.

Johnathan Green


Johnathan is the co-founder of Nth DS. He is a Full Stack Developer with 10 years of experience with an emphasis on automation and “outside the box” solutions. Over the years Johnathan has created MVC solutions for relational database web applications and automated many multi-domain data validation / integrity tasks with backend checks and data storage. He codes in over 15 scripting and object languages.

Johnathan attended Texas A&M University where he studied Civil Engineering and Mathematics.

Uche Ohafia

Vice President – Artificial Intelligence and Innovation

Uche is a specialist and enthusiast of computer vision, natural language processing, and reinforcement learning. Uche has a wide variety of experience in oil & gas, manufacturing, refineries, brewery, consulting, and technology.

Uche holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a masters degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Houston.

Sam Benner

Sr. Software Engineer

Sam is a mathematician and Full Stack Developer.  He provides continuous innovation/upgrades to our internal review platform and manages the databases. Sam also integrates the ML models to our code base. He previously built MVC websites on demand and codes in 10 different languages.

Sam studied Mathematics and Linguistics at the University of Calgary.

Andrew Clendennen
Sales Director

Canon Turner
Operations Director

Sami Khan
Data Scientist

Kandis Barrio
Project Manager

Joe Lovchik
Marketing Director

Derek Moss
Marketing Designer